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With Climate Pledge Arena, Amazon puts promise in lights

With Climate Pledge Arena, Amazon puts promise in lights

NEW YORK — Amazon is bringing its climate change message to a new arena. Literally. The company, eager to prove that it’s working to combat climate change, is paying to name a Seattle hockey stadium Climate Pledge Arena.
Applications arrive from around the globe for Canada women's soccer coaching job

Applications arrive from around the globe for Canada women's soccer coaching job

With just days left before the job posting closes June 30, Canada Soccer says it has already received applications from around the world to succeed women's coach Kenneth Heiner-Moller, who is leaving for his native Denmark at the end of August.

CP NewsAlert: Liverpool clinches Premier League title, ending 30-year drought

LONDON — Liverpool clinches Premier League title, ending 30-year drought. More coming. The Canadian Press
NFL cancels Hall of Fame game, delays inductions until 2021

NFL cancels Hall of Fame game, delays inductions until 2021

The NFL on Thursday cancelled the Hall of Fame game that traditionally opens the preseason and is delaying the 2020 induction ceremonies for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Aug.
CONCACAF confirms that 2022 World Cup qualifying is to change but no details yet

CONCACAF confirms that 2022 World Cup qualifying is to change but no details yet

CONCACAF confirmed Thursday that World Cup qualifying for the region will change due to the calendar disruption of the COVID-19 global pandemic.
NHL set to hold unusual draft lottery: 'It could mean a lot of intrigue'

NHL set to hold unusual draft lottery: 'It could mean a lot of intrigue'

Alexis Lafreniere could have a clear picture of where he'll start his NHL career before going to bed Friday. Then again, maybe not.

Qualifying congestion affects draw plans for 2022 World Cup

GENEVA — The tournament draw for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar could be made before the 32-team lineup is complete, or be delayed for two months, after FIFA rescheduled a qualifying playoff on Thursday.
'The noose was real' - NASCAR releases photo from Talladega

'The noose was real' - NASCAR releases photo from Talladega

Declaring “the noose was real,” NASCAR officials on Thursday released a photo of the rope found in the speedway garage stall of Black driver Bubba Wallace that prompted a federal investigation into whether he had been the target of a hate crime.
Australia, New Zealand to co-host 2023 Women’s World Cup

Australia, New Zealand to co-host 2023 Women’s World Cup

GENEVA — Australia and New Zealand will co-host the 2023 Women’s World Cup. The island neighbours beat Colombia 22-13 in a vote Thursday by FIFA's ruling council, which judged them as having the best commercial prospects for women’s soccer.
Former receiver Adarius Bowman humbled to be included on CFL all-decade list

Former receiver Adarius Bowman humbled to be included on CFL all-decade list

Adarius Bowman was a top receiver for much of his CFL career, but he's content to share that spotlight now. The 34-year-old native of Chattanooga, Tenn., was among 24 receivers nominated for the CFL's all-decade squad.